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E.g., 24-01-2019
  • Antibacterial self-cleaning metals - the goal of the TresClean project

    20/12/2018
    Using inspiration from nature, and in particular the lotus leaves, a team of European researchers is using lasers and photonics technology to develop the first fluid-repellent, antibacterial, metal surface taking us a step closer to self-cleaning saucepans, toilets, and dishwashers.
  • €173.4 million for top-class innovators to bring their innovations faster to market

    20/12/2018
    The Commission will support 283 innovative projects to bring their innovations faster to the market with a total of €173 million. The funding is invested in the latest selection under the pilot phase of the European Innovation Council (EIC), which targets fast-moving, high-risk innovative products, services, processes or business models with strong potential to create new markets.
  • Participation and synergies, a ‘policy imperative’ for H2020 and ESIF

    19/12/2018
    A new Policy Support Facility (PSF) report looks at ways to widen participation in, and strengthen synergies between, the EU Framework Programmes for Research and Innovation (FP) and European Structural Investment Funds (ESIF) – both being key financial instruments for research and innovation (R&I) in the EU.
    Participation and synergies, a ‘policy imperative’ for H2020 and ESIF
  • EU research and innovation in our daily life

    27/11/2018
    The European Commission together with the European Parliament hold a high-level conference titled “EU research and innovation in our daily life” in the European Parliament in Brussels this afternoon. The conference brings together researchers, politicians, stakeholders and citizens to reflect on past and present achievements of EU-funded research and innovation over the last 30 years. President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani and Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation Carlos
  • FORWARD – unlocking the research & innovation potential of EU’s outermost regions

    23/11/2018
    Today, 24 partners representing all of the EU’s outermost regions signed a grant agreement for the FORWARD project, which will receive €4.3 million during the next three years from Horizon 2020, the EU’s research and innovation programme.
  • EU supports biotech company in Austria with EUR 24 million for antifungal research and innovation

    22/11/2018
    The European Investment Bank (EIB) is lending EUR 24 million to F2G Biotech, a research-intensive company in Austria, focusing on the discovery and development of novel drugs to treat life threatening fungal diseases.
  • €2 million prize awarded to most accurate electricity grid flow predictions

    12/11/2018
    The European Commission today awarded the €2 million Big Data Technologies Horizon prize to three specialists for developing the most accurate predictions of electricity flow through a grid. The first prize of €1.2 million went to Professor José Vilar from Spain, while Belgians Sofie Verrewaere and Yann-Aël Le Borgne came in joint second place and won €400,000 each.
  • Prize on Material for Clean Air announced today in Vienna

    30/10/2018
    A ceramic honeycomb air filter developed by a research team from Corning SAS, France, has won the EU Horizon Prize on Materials for Clean Air. The European Commission announced the winner of the €3 million award, funded under the EU’s research and innovation programme, today.
    Prize on Material for Clean Air announced today in Vienna
  • Latest results for EIC pilot: 246 innovators selected for funding under the SME Instrument

    29/10/2018
    A total of 246 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries have been selected for funding in the latest round of the SME Instrument. The companies will receive a total amount of €12.2 million from the EU's research and innovation programme, Horizon 2020, to share between their projects to get their innovations faster on the market.
    EIC pilot: 246 innovators selected for funding under the SME Instrument
  • EIT InnoEnergy: call for electrical storage start-ups

    26/10/2018
    Got a brilliant innovation idea in the electrical storage area, and want to take it to market or scale-up? You could win €100,000 as well as investment and business support to grow your business from the world’s biggest sustainable player backed by a trusted ecosystem offered by EIT InnoEnergy. Application deadline is 15 November 2018

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